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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Jerash is about an hour drive north of downtown Amman and is well worth the journey. This is a magnificent display of an ancient Roman city. Beautifully preserved for all to see. It’s very easy to spend a lot of time walking around up there....More

Thank JNFII
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I had a guided tour as part of our independent tour. The site was absolutely massive and awesome. Temples, streets, chariot racing circus maximums type area and a well preserved amphitheatre. The highlight however was when the guide asked if we would...More

Thank MagooeEinstein
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

These Roman ruins are so well preserved and presented you can imagine yourself back in the days when it was a lively city. The vast complex has so much to see and there are very good descriptive storyboards throughout. The fact this has been all...More

Thank ianx17489
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

These ruins are so impressive. This is a large site with some columns that have remained and others reconstructed. There are numerous churches, a coliseum, gates, bridges, and water ways(dry). Leave enough time to walk through the site which is still only partially excavated. There...More

Thank barbara115de
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the ultimate site with many buildings partly restored to get a good feel of a Roman city. The two temples and South Theatre are magnificent and the main road with the columns are beautiful. What a great way to spend a few hours...More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought for sure I was in Rome viewing this wonderful site. From Hadrian's Gate to the Hippodrome, to the The Oval Forum and Cardo Maximus, to the sanctuary of Zeus. It's phenomenal what this site offers, and you could spend hours roaming around it....More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and well preserved. Spread over a wide area. The Hippodrome has two shows a day re-enacting the games. The main street, Cardo, is comfortable to walk on. The Oval Plaza is a beauty to behold. The Sanctuary of Artemis, The North Theater, and The...More

Thank kiransfootprints
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is special. It takes you back to the greatness of the Greek and Roman empire. The most amazing site - much more extensive and well-preserved than expected. I think this was one of the best experiences in my life.

Thank Reneil M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Jerash ruins north of Amman are a stunning site, revealing successive waves of settlement beginning at least as early as 500 BC. This underpublicized site is in many ways more thrilling than better known ruins in Greece, Italy, and Turkey. The structures dating back...More

1  Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must-see equal to Petra, in my opinion. Chariot races/Roman soldiers show hokey but still fun and informative.

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JNFII
27 June 2018|
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Response from RoshanGV | Reviewed this property |
I cant remember if parking was free or paid simply because we had booked our tour in advance inclusive of entrance fees etc. The parking is right by the visitor center entrance to the site but you still need to walk a bit... More
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Hafizatul H
3 May 2018|
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Response from Yokeys | Reviewed this property |
Jerash is around 50km from Amman's Amphitheater but but it has it's own very impressive Amphitheater within the site. If you have enough time, I would advise visiting the Citadel and Amphitheater in Amman on one day and... More
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Jessica H
13 January 2018|
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Response from leonardo_1964 | Reviewed this property |
I would advice Jerash which is much more beautiful and big than Kerak. I think it is nearer as well.
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